Tafira Summer Camp 2018

tafira-summer-camp-logoDear parent,

Every July we offer a fabulous opportunity for your children to be immersed in English whilst having fun and enjoying the companionship of new friends in a safe and caring learning environment. Our aim is to help all children improve their mastery of the English language in all of its forms; speaking, listening, reading and writing whether they are 3 or 16 years old.

Each day is filled with numerous learning opportunities and fun activities at our Tafira site, a bucolic setting with privileged views of Bandama and surrounding hills.
At least half of the time will be spent in classrooms with qualified, native English Teachers who will help the children gain confidence and fluency in their understanding and speaking of English. Some formal grammar lessons are punctuated with dramatic role plays, quizzes and thematic topic work, all in the target language of English.

The rest of the time will be full sporting and creative activities all taught and supervised through the target language of English. This year horse-riding is included as a core activity and the children will enjoy a weekly trip to the local horse-riding centre, where the close-contact with these magnificent animals – both riding and caring for them - will no doubt be one of the highlights of each week.

Sports will include basketball, volleyball, football, badminton, table-tennis and others. Creative activities may include cooking, music and dance, clay-modelling, art and handicrafts.

This year we will also be taking the children out on at least one excursion which relates to the themes we will be covering during the course. As the learning of English is paramount, our participants will continue to enrich their knowledge of the language on our trips away from the school premises.

Students will enjoy our quality 'home-cooked' lunches, which are included in the price, in our modern dining facilities. Teachers supervise the children's lunch, encouraging them to practice their spoken English in this less formal setting. Picnic lunches will be provided for excursions.

Starting on Monday 2nd July and finishing on Friday 27th July, our summer camp runs for 4 weeks in total, from 09.00 to 15.30. You may elect to enrol for the entire course or part thereof depending on your personal plans for the holiday period. The sliding scale of prices is indicated below.

We have a school bus service that is available on request (and subject to separate fees) that caters for most areas of the city. Further details can be found below.

If you have any questions or would like to visit our school to see the facilities and obtain more information, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make arrangements.

Given the high demand for places for the 2018-19 school year, please DO NOT ARRANGE TRANSFER OF RESERVATION FEE fee until confirmation has been received that places are available.

 Week 1
 2 – 6 jul
 Week 2
 9 – 13 jul
 Week 3
 16 – 20 jul
 Week 4
 23 – 27 jul 


If you wish to register your children now, you can do so by following this link.

Alternatively, you can download the application form and send it by email or print and hand in in person at the school reception if you prefer:

Course fees are as follows:

 Whole Month  3 Weeks  2 Weeks 1 Week
 CAMP + lunch* 540€ 425€ 290€ 150€
 Early drop-off (7.30 - 8.30) 17€ 15€ 12€ 8€
 Transport (Las Palmas City Area) 69€ 55€ 42€ 27€

Discount for siblings: (20€ -4 weeks; 15€ -3 weeks; 10€ -2 weeks; 5€ -1 week)
* 10% Discount for BSGC and BSGC Saturday School students


Information for external students >>

Information for BSGC and BSG Saturday School students >>

Bus route >>

Lunch menu weeks 1-3 >>

Lunch menu weeks 2-4 >>

Data protection policy >>

I look forward to meeting you and your children in the near future.

Best regards,

Tara Jane Simmonds
Course Director

BSGC Summer Camp

Week 2

9 – 13 jun

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